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Date Added: Mon 26/07/2021

Junior Graphic Designer

Hampshire, UK
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Company: THE PEN WAREHOUSE

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £19000 - £23000/annum

What you'll be doing as a Junior Graphic Designer

Working closely with and supporting the Graphic Designer, the Junior Graphic Designer will develop design concepts through to finished designs, to a brief and on schedule, to ensure commercial and marketing teams have outstanding print, exhibitions and digital/web assets to support business growth in line with the quarterly marketing plan. We are passionate about Career progression so this is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic Junior Graphic Designer with strong Creative skills and the hunger to learn, improve and develop in their career.

Printed Materials - design and develop company product catalogues, magazine adverts, brochures, promotional leaflets, direct mail collateral, advertising templates and designs;

Event and Exhibition Materials - design and develop exhibition panel artwork, event support materials - catalogues;

Digital and Social Media - creation of social media assets, images, gif and animations, website assets, digital advertising assets, e-shots, digital personalised catalogues;

Account Marketing Materials - design and develop sales support materials based on customer requirements;

Photography - assist in organising product photography shoots when new products are introduced and aid the photographer/videographer when and if needed;

Image Retouching - image retouching completed to company standards;

Corporate Materials - design company stationery and materials in line with corporate guidelines to a high standard;

Business Support - support the wider sales and marketing teams as required across the business with ad-hoc graphic design requests to achieve set goals and targets;

This Junior Graphic Designer role is for you if you:

1-2 years' graphic design experience acquired in-house or agency-side;

Experience of working in a B2B/trade marketing team and business and experience in brand-led collateral design;

Experience of social media and designing social media assets to correct formats and resolution;

Educated to degree level or equivalent in graphic design, motion graphics or digital design;

Technical proficiency and extensive knowledge of the whole Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, AfterEffects and PremierePro;

Experience in image manipulation to a high standard;

Have typography skills and strong layout capabilities;

Strong organisational and communication skills;

Solid understanding of working with corporate guidelines;

Have a strong portfolio showing creative examples of a range of marketing and sales support collateral;

Confident and outgoing with the ability to use own initiative to prioritise workload;

Versatile with 'can-do' positive attitude - able to work and deliver projects to tight deadlines;

Work well under pressure;

Have creative flair and strong eye for detail;

Full of creativity and enjoyed creative team huddles and idea sharing;

Having an understanding and familiarity with UX design would be advantageous;

Live within 45 minutes of our HQ, Aldershot Hampshire.

On top of a competitive salary we also offer a benefits package too:

Working in our newly refurbished and spacious offices;

Access to internal and external training, funded by the business;

Workplace pension scheme;

Cycle storage;

Referral bonus when you bring your friends to join the team;

Credit to spend each year on our products;

28 days of holiday a year (including public holidays).

Salary £19k - 23k depending on qualifications and experience

Here at The Pen Warehouse and Snap Products we take stationery or general promotional products and turn them into powerful marketing tools, using the latest print technology. Our business is a hybrid of marketing and manufacturing, we produce and distribute tens of millions of printed products each year through over 3,500+ resellers. All orders are fulfilled in-house through innovative print processes, including direct digital and spot colour printing, as well as laser engraving, dye sublimation printing, digital transfer printing, debossing and doming.

Working with us:

We are a family business, based in Aldershot, Hampshire, and as a rule every team has a direct line to the Board of Directors, giving you visibility and accountability which are essentials for growth. Our founders are entrepreneurs and we therefore look to build teams with employees who possess a similar skillset in taking initiative and finding a way to achieve excellence in their roles.

In 2019, we refurbished our 60,000 sq ft factory to include breakout areas for employees, a training facility for ongoing support, a studio for videography and photography, and a showroom for our customers to experience our full product range and service offering. We value creativity and innovation, these are the perfect areas to increase communication with colleagues and generate ideas
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